Tag: 343 Industries

Gaming News Wrap [10 Sep 2013]

Good morning gamers. If you’re looking for water cooler conversation starters, we have you covered. Respawn’s co-founder Vince Zampella isn’t expecting Titanfall to outsell Call of Duty, saying that his new game will “build up momentum over the years”. [More on GameSpot] Speaking of sales of Call of Duty, Ghosts is “on track to be the most pre-ordered title of the…

Microsoft register ‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ domains **UPDATE**

**UPDATE** Microsoft has announced the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 exclusive Halo: Spartan Assault. It will be available this July for $6.99 and is “the first top-down action shooter that brings a ‘Halo’ video game to touch-based devices.” The game is being developed by 343 Industries in conjunction with Vanguard Games. [via Halo Waypoint] **ORIGINAL STORY** Fusible report that Microsoft has registered…

Microsoft considering micro-transactions for Halo 4

Microsoft executive producer says Microsoft is considering micro-transactions for Halo 4. “I think Halo certainly has the potential for those kinds of things,” Dan Ayoub told Digital Spy [via MCV] “We don’t have too much to talk about in terms of our plans down that line, but it’s certainly something… we’ve seen the fans of Gears are enjoying, and if it’s something…

Halo 4 ‘Majestic Map Pack’ trailer and full details

343 Industries and Microsoft have now revealed the Majestic Map Pack details and trailer via HaloWaypoint. The Majestic Map Pack  will launch on Monday, February 25 and adds three all-new small to medium sized maps designed specifically for tight, competitive combat in small-team and free-for-all modes: Landfall, Monolith and Skyline. From the announcement: “Landfall’s emphasis is on infantry battles amidst…